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Date:	Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:43:29 +0200
From:	Mathias Krause <>
To:	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
Cc:	Joe Perches <>,
	Rasmus Villemoes <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,,
	Mathias Krause <>
Subject: [PATCH v2 5/8] x86, mm: early_panic() - pass on the message as string

early_printk() and panic() expect a format string as first argument.
Change early_panic() to pass on the message as string instead of a
format string.

Signed-off-by: Mathias Krause <>
 arch/x86/kernel/e820.c |    6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c b/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
index 14323a7c66..bfe9238e12 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
@@ -801,10 +801,10 @@ unsigned long __init e820_end_of_low_ram_pfn(void)
 	return e820_end_pfn(1UL<<(32 - PAGE_SHIFT), E820_RAM);
-static void early_panic(char *msg)
+static void early_panic(const char *msg)
-	early_printk(msg);
-	panic(msg);
+	early_printk("%s", msg);
+	panic("%s", msg);
 static int userdef __initdata;

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